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Contents
3

The Graduate School
i

University’s Mission Statement
1

Contents
3

Academic Calendar 2007-2008
6

University Administration
8

Graduate School Faculty
11

Admission
37

Degree and Non-degree Admission
38

Admission Procedures
38

Deadlines for Application
40

Message from the Dean
41

Financial Information
42

Fellowships and Scholarships
43

Student Expenses
47

Registration
50

Registration
51

Regulations
54

General Academic Regulations
55

Degree Regulations-The Master’s Degrees
58

Additional Master’s Regulations
59

Degree Regulations-The Doctoral Degree
59

Commencement
62

The Duke Community Standard
62

Standards of Conduct
63

Courses of Instruction
68

Course Enrollment
69

African and African American Studies (AAAS)
69

Art, Art History and Visual Studies (ARTHIST)
70

Biochemistry (BIOCHEM)
77

Biological Anthropology and Anatomy (BAA)
79

Biological and Biologically Inspired Materials
82

University Program in Biological Chemistry (BLC)
82

Teaching College Biology
83

Biology (BIOLOGY)
83

The University Program in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering
89

Business Administration (BA)
90

Canadian Studies Program (CANADIAN)
93

Cell Biology (CELLBIO)
94

The University Program in Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB)
96

Chemistry (CHEM)
97

Classical Studies (CLST)
101

Cognitive Neuroscience
104

Computational Biology & Boinforimatics (CBB)
104

Computational Science, Engineering and Medicine (CSEM)
107

Computer Science (COMPSCI)
107

Cultural Anthropology (CULANTH)
111

Program for the Study of Democracy, Institutions, and Political Economy
115

Developmental Biology
115

Developmental Psychology
116

Earth and Ocean Sciences (EOS)
116

East Asian Studies
120

University Program in Ecology (UPE)
123

Economics (ECON)
123

Education Policy Research
132

Engineering (EGR)
132

Biomedical Engineering (BME)
133

Civil and Environmental Engineering (CE)
140

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
147

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (ME)
154

Engineering Management (EGRMGMT)
159

English (ENGLISH)
162

Environment (ENVIRON)
165

Genetics
177

The University Program in Genetics and Genomics (UPGEN)
177

German Studies Program (GERMAN)
179

Graduate Studies (GS)
183

Health Policy
184

History (HISTORY)
186

The Master of Arts Program in Humanities
191

Center for Hydrologic Science
192

Immunology (IMMUNOL)
192

The Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program
194

Interdisciplinary European Studies
195

Program in International Development Policy
196

Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LATAMER)
196

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program (MALS)
198

The Program in Literature (LIT)
199

The University Program in Marine Sciences
201

Mathematics (MATH)
204

Medical Historian Training Program
209

Medical Physics (MEDPHY)
209

Medical Scientist Training Program
211

Program in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (MEDREN)
212

University Program in Molecular Biophysics
215

The University Program in Molecular Cancer Biology (MOLCAN)
215

Molecular Genetics and Microbiology (MGM)
216

Music (MUSIC)
217

Nanoscience (NANOSCI)
219

Neurobiology (NEUROBIO)
221

Center for Nonlinear and Complex Systems (NCS)
224

Nursing (NURSING)
227

Pathology (PATHOL)
230

Pharmacology (PHARM)
233

Philosophy (PHIL)
234

Philosophy of Biology
237

Photonics
238

Physics (PHYSICS)
238

Political Science (POLSCI)
242

Department of Psychology and Neuroscience (PSY)
251

Public Policy Studies (PUBPOL)
258

Religion (RELIGION)
266

Romance Studies (ROMST)
273

Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies
279

Slavic and Eurasian Studies
280

Sociology (SOCIOL)
285

Department of Statistical Science (STA)
287

University Program in Structural Biology and Biophysics (SBB)
291

Teaching College Biology
292

The Master of Arts in Teaching Program (MAT)
292

Women’s Studies (WOMENST)
293

Special Study Centers, Programs, and Opportunities
296

Center for Advanced Computing and Communication
297

Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
297

Asian/Pacific Studies Institute (APSI)
297

Center for Canadian Studies
297

Center for Child and Family Policy
298

Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
298

Duke Population Research Institute
298

Center for Documentary Studies
299

Center for European Studies
299

John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary and International Studies
299

Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy
300

Duke Center for International Development
300

Center for International Studies
301

Kenan Institute for Ethics
301

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
301

Oak Ridge Associated Universities
302

Office of Research Support
302

Center for Tropical Conservation
303

Organization for Tropical Studies
303

Resources for Study
304

The Libraries
305

Science Laboratories
308

Student Life
316

Living Accommodations
317

Dining Services
317

Services Available
318

Student Affairs
320

Index
324